About a month ago, famous leaker John Prosser posted the first leaks about the Google Pixel 6. Analyzing these leaks, some think that this phone is in a way to beat the iPhone! Is this possible? Then this leaker later presented the specifications of both the Pixel 6 and his brother Pro phones, so will the new radical design, and the new chipset, compete with the upcoming iPhone 13 group?
According to the leaks, the phone will come with thin edges, a selfie camera in the form of a hole in the top center of the screen, and a fingerprint scanner built into the screen, the back is made of glass. The Pixel 6 will have a dual camera, while the Pro will have a triple camera.
As for the screen, it is said that the Pixel 6 Pro will come with a 6.67-inch curved AMOLED screen, dimensions of 163.9 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm with a front camera of 11.5 mm, and the screen with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, while the Pixel 6 will have a smaller FHD flat screen, perhaps 6.4 inches Also, with a refresh rate of 120 Hz.
The screen is said to be a 6.4-inch AMOLED for the Pixel 6 and a 6.71-inch plastic OLED screen for the Pixel 6 Pro.
As for the camera, the Pixel 6 will likely have a dual-lens rear camera, and a triple-lens camera in the Pixel 6 Pro. The latter will have a wide-angle primary camera and a periscope telephoto camera, and the third is potentially wide.
As for the optical zoom, it will be 4.4x or 5x, matching the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra if these specifications are correct.
It is rumored that the main camera will be a 50-megapixel camera with a sensor larger than the Pixel 5, in addition to an 8-megapixel camera with 5x optical zoom, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera for the Pixel 6 Pro, and a 12-megapixel front camera.
As for the Pixel 6, it will have a 50-megapixel primary camera, a 12-megapixel Ultra Wide camera, and an 8-megapixel front camera.
Meanwhile, a code in the Android 12 camera app indicates that the Pixel 6's front camera may support 4K video recording, which is a higher resolution than most selfie cameras can get.
We've also seen a Google patent detailing a possible future phone that doesn't have a visible selfie camera but will be below the screen, like the ZTE Axon 20 5G, but we think it will be in the Pixel 7, not the Pixel 6.
As for the battery, the Pixel 6 Pro will contain a battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh, with a smaller battery in the Pixel 6, it may be 4614 mAh.
It is also mentioned that both phones will support wireless charging faster than the 12W that the Pixel 5 supports, and a code was found in Android 12 indicating that this wireless charger is equipped with cooling fans.
In addition to stereo speakers, this is to be expected.
Google Whitechapel Wizard
This processor has been rumored for a while, but the leaked specs from Jon Prosser seem to bolster these rumors. It is believed that Google will use a chip specially designed for Google produced by Samsung, with a size of 5 nanometers! With the help of Samsung, the competition with Apple intensifies.
Mentioning Samsung, it was found that the code name “Slide” first discovered by 9to5Google is related to Samsung and refers to its Exynos processors that the Korean company is developing.
Therefore, we expect the "Whitechapel" processor to be similar to the Exynos 2100 processor found in the Samsung Galaxy S21 phones. This is in line with other rumors, which point to a chipset similar in power to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, which itself is an Overclocking version compared to the Snapdragon 865 + of 2020.
And through that processor designed specifically for Android 12, we expect a high-performance experience compared to the disappointing Pixel 5 phones, which feature the Snapdragon 765 processor, which is a mid-performance chip.
Of course, the Pixel 5 isn't bad, it's fast and smooth when it comes to simple tasks, but there are things that need more processing power which it can't keep up with.
As for the Pixel 6 camera, we will talk about it in detail in a future article, but when it comes to performance, it is safe to say that the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro will enable Google to compete with the giants once again.
The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are said to come with 128/256/512GB storage. The standard model is expected to have 8GB of RAM, while the 6 Pro should get 12GB of RAM, a precedent for Google phones.
As usual, the Pixel 6 series is expected to be the official Android 12 phones, which means that the next final version of this update will debut in the Pixel 6 series. Android 12 beta has been tested and reviewed, and it's pretty safe to say This version of Google's operating system is the most significant change that has ever occurred.
The changes and improvements are comprehensive for the system as a whole, the user interface, transitions, icons, widgets, settings menu, toggles, wallpapers, themes, colors, applications…etc! They are really many.
And the most important thing that distinguishes it is two things - fast performance and software support! Google is finally beginning to pay attention to the fluidity of the Pixel experience by introducing tighter background control over the main background processes of the Android system server, the activity window, and the package manager.
According to Google Vice President of Product Management for Android and Play Store, Samir Samat, these background processes are often “in tune with each other at the same time.”
Five years of updates to the Android operating system
Jon Prosser's report claims that the next major Google phones will receive five years of system updates! This is certainly amazing, of course, it is still not certain, and if it happens, many will abandon the iPhone and go to a smooth and updated system for a long time.
And both Samsung and OnePlus recently announced that some of their latest phones will receive the equivalent of three years of operating system updates, including four years of security updates! This is a huge step forward compared to two years of those updates.
Google's move toward Apple-wide software support will yield fruitful results for the Pixel 6 series and put significant pressure on not only Apple but other companies adopting the system.
Of course, the beneficiary of this is the user! If all goes as planned, we expect more manufacturers like Motorola, Nokia, Xiaomi and more to join in ASAP and deliver at least three years of software updates for their smartphones, or more?
Certainly, it is much easier said than done. Many phones use their own interface on top of Android, which makes it take longer for updates to arrive to the phones. And even longer for phones locked by telecom companies.
If this is the case, we are waiting for a radical change in the smart phone market that may tip the scales.